Projector Newb - Recommendations for older models

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  1. sancho1983

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    Hi there,

    Very new to projectors having looked around at them on and off for the past few years.

    Our room isn't incredibly conducive to having a projector, however I think with a couple of adjustments (lengthening speaker cables etc.) I can have it set up to watch films every so often with one.

    Obviously I am quite tight, but I also like quality stuff. With my amp, speakers etc. I have bought them from here second hand - generally a 'good' model from a few years ago.

    So I am looking for a similar thing.

    I currently have a Sony 5.1 amp, an xbox360 to go into it as well as an HP microserver I use as an HTPC (this would be my main input)

    Any recommendations, tips about what to look for and avoid would be gratefully received.

    Many thanks in advance.
     
  2. Tight Git

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    Nothing wrong with that! :laugh:

    First move is to get a demo of a DLP PJ, so you can see if you're bothered by rainbows.
     
  3. andyr300

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    DLP tend to be cheaper, but if you are susceptible to rainbows, they are best avoided.
     
  4. sancho1983

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    Ok, that sounds like it would be hard to do!

    Optoma hd65 any good?
     

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